SMU has hired longtime Dallas area high school hoops coach Tyrone Maxey to its staff, continuing a trend of schools hiring the parents of high-level prospects. Tyrone is the father of junior Tyrese Maxey, ranked No. 27 in the ESPN 60 for the 2019 class.
Oklahoma forward Kristian Doolittle, who started 25 games for the Sooners last season, has been suspended for the fall semester due to academic issues.
Ball State informed all student-athletes Tuesday of the death of redshirt freshman basketball player Zach Hollywood. He was 19.
Scott Carter will take over as East Tennessee State's athletic director next month, replacing Richard Sander.
OK, we'll take out the suspense: Marvin Bagley is the new No. 1. But he isn't the only Blue Devil on the list. In fact, he isn't even the only Blue Devil in the top two. Fear not: There are plenty of non-Duke surprises in our latest list.
Forward Kavell Bigby-Williams, who helped Oregon advance to the Final Four in a reserve role last season, will transfer to LSU, Tigers coach Will Wade said.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|8||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||28-9||8||25||12||24|
|21||Iowa StateISU||Big 12||24-11||21||2||15||22|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).